Friday Fountain Challenge: July

Stone fountains can be found in Prague too.

Kohl-Fountain-(1)

Kohl Fountain in the Second Courtyard of Prague Castle
Also called Lion Fountain due to its sculpted decoration. Originating from 1686, it is one of the oldest in Prague. The sandstone fountain used to be a substantial part of Prague Castle’s water system. It was one of the largest castle water reservoirs, used, among other purposes, to extinguish fires. The basin has a quatrefoil ground plan. Next to it is a well with an iron cage.  Source: Prague Fountains

Kohl-Fountain-(2)

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This month she is looking for stone fountains. I’m sure she would love to see you.

20 thoughts on “Friday Fountain Challenge: July

  1. Prague is always worth a visit isn’t it. Kohl means cabbage in german. Odd.I think I prefer the Lion Fountain as a name- thanks for sharing this one!

      • Hey Jude – dismal days don’t motivate me to take photos either….I have been to Prag twice – I remember a photo of a graveyard and I have a poster of Torah roll coverings from the Jewish Museum of Prag, also have a book on the Golem from that trip. But photos? Hm, the photos, they are gooooneee -or at least MIA!!

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